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Rapid Reads are short novels and nonfiction books for adult readers. They are intended for a diverse audience, including ESL students, reluctant readers, adults who struggle with literacy and anyone who wants a high-interest quick read. Reading levels from grade 2.0 to 6.0; Interest level ages 16+.

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< 4 5 6
The Thirteenth Rose
By (author): Gail Bowen
ISBN: 9781459802254
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
HL690L
Pages: 112
Price: $9.95
It's Valentine's night, and late-night radio talk-show host Charlie D's planned discussion of love and satisfaction is derailed when a vigilante group promises to kill one prostitute each hour and post their murders live online.
The Way It Works
By (author): William Kowalski
ISBN: 9781554693672
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
HL390L
Pages: 128
Price: $9.95
A young bi-racial man, who suddenly finds himself homeless, struggles to maintain his dignity and to make his own place in the world.
Tiny House, Big Fix
By (author): Gail Anderson-Dargatz
ISBN: 9781459821187
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
In this short novel, a single mother and her teenage daughters have a hard time finding a home.
Tokyo Girl
By (author): Brian Harvey
ISBN: 9781459810761
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
Frank Ryan navigates the unfamiliar culture and structure of Tokyo.
Valentino Pier
By (author): Reed Farrel Coleman
ISBN: 9781459802094
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
PI Gulliver Dowd rescues a street kid's dog, but when the kid is found badly beaten the next day, Gulliver uncovers a new mystery.
When Blood Lies
By (author): Linda L. Richards
ISBN: 9781459808379
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 160
Price: $9.95
In this work of crime fiction, rookie reporter Nicole Charles works to uncover a money-laundering ring.
When I Kill You
By (author): Michelle Wan
ISBN: 9781554699902
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
When mud-wrestling postal worker Gina Lopez is blackmailed, the results are amusing, confusing and potentially life-threatening as she strives to find ways not to carry out a contract killing.
White Sand Blues
By (author): Vicki Delany
ISBN: 9781459815353
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 144
Price: $9.95
Paramedic Ashley Grant finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation while in the Victoria and Albert Islands in this work of crime fiction.
Worst Date Ever
By (author): Melodie Campbell
ISBN: 9781459815599
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pages: 120
Price: $9.95
This funny short novel follows a single mom on a number of first dates.
< 4 5 6


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